Thiru. P. Ponniah, I.A.S., Collector and District Magistrate of Kancheepuram District. He belongs to 2009 IAS Batch. Graduated in American College, Madurai and recruited through TNPSC during 1994 and joined as Divisional Development Officer. He worked as Divisional Development Officer in Paramakudi and Madurai. He discharged his duty as Project Officer, District Rural Development Agency in Theni, Madurai, Trichy, Thirunelveli and Dindigul Districts. Got promoted as Additional Director of Rural Development during 2009 and continued his service till up to 2015. He also served as Sub Collector, Thondiarpet from July 2016 to March 2017. He joined as District Collector and District Magistrate at Kancheepuram on 9th March 2017.